Luxury Cabin Overlooking Large Trout Pond on Former Summer Camp.. Come & Play(33 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-4 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
2 BR/2BA luxury cabin, trout fishing, kids & dogs love this former summer camp
Inside you'll find a very large great room with a combination living/kitchen/dining room which is perfect for relaxing entertainment by the wood-burning, native stone fireplace---perfect on the chilly mountain nights. The living room is equipped with a new HD Television and Blu-Ray/DVD player, as well as DirecTV satellite TV with movie and sports channel packages. The home has wireless, high-speed internet access. The kitchen is equipped with all utensils, as well as virtually all baking, grilling, and other cooking tools that you'll need to prepare a gourmet meal. New glassware and dinnerware sets for 8 are stocked in the cabinets. A coffee maker with permanent filter, toaster, convection toaster oven, and microwave oven are in the home, as are a new washer and dryer set.
This home has just recently been placed on VRBO and has new furnishings, linens, and high-end mattresses. The master BR has a King-sized bed and the second BR is a Queen-sized mattress (both Stearns & Foster). Sheets are 1000-thread count. The living room has a suitably comfortable sleeper sofa (Queen) and new sleeper loveseat (Twin) to make the home sleep 7-8 people, if needed (owner approval).
Originally a summer camp over fifty years ago, the property on which the home now sits is a private, family estate comprised of 66 mountainous acres with two ponds that are fed by 3 streams that all originate on the property. The home sits on the footprint of what was the camp's headmaster's cabin. The original native stone steps lead up the hill to the deck giving the cabin unique, historic character.
There are only two cabins on this camp now, although the tract of land is very large---66 acres---so the two homes on this property remain private from one another. A small mountain separates the two and they are not within sight or hearing range of the other.
There are two small fields at the top of the mountain that are perfect for playing games with the family and throwing balls to the dogs, etc. Unused gravel roads and trails wind through the property and are perfect for leisurely strolls, short hikes, and dog-walking. There are some hidden trails in the forest for those that are brave-hearted that like outright bushwhacking! Kids absolutely love playing in the streams on the property sifting through the water looking for 'rubies' in the rocks and throwing pebbles in the pond.... And the trout-fishing is loads of fun. The largest pond is about an acre and has an outbuilding/garage overlooking that's used as an entertainment site with a very large deck for grilling, eating out, or just relaxing while watching the kids fish.
Structural relics of the old summer camp still exist throughout the property---stone foundations from the dining hall, a stone amphitheater in a mountain cove, old stone outdoor fireplaces, etc.----all making for interesting outdoor exploration.
This property is much more than a rental home---it's an adventure!
(Note: This is a newly added VRBO home, so look at my other home on the property if you'd like to see more reviews from former guest look at property number 350504. If this home is booked for the dates that you're interested in, then I suggest you consider the other home as well).
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Member since: 2011
- 1100 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils
Plastic ware, picnic supplies, some spices, a wide range of cooking equipment, pots and pans, bake ware, etc., initial supply of paper towels and toilet paper (please replenish), cleaning supplies...moreless
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 23 - Jan 1, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $50 + tax
- Cleaning Fee $90 + tax
- Tax Rate 11.75%
Owner accepts online booking and online payment The home is non-smoking. Early check-in and late check-out possible, pending availability, and a small fee may apply depending time of early arrival and late departure.
The minimum age to rent this property is 25. A lease agreement that complies with the NC Vacation Rental Act will be provided by the owner at the time of reservation and must be signed and returned upon booking. Confirmation of identity via copy of driver's license or equivalent government-issued identification can be sent via USPS, email, or through photo text messaging service to the owner. A refundable damage deposit of $100 provided with a major credit card issued directly to the tenant cardholder who signs the lease agreement. Renter has 24 hours from the time of booking for complete refund, and further details about tenant cancellation thereafter are specified in the lease agreement provided at the time of booking.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Specific highlights of the area include waterfall tours, as well as tours of the forest and waterfalls where the 'Hunger Games' and other movies were filmed. Brevard has become a mountain biking mecca, and home of the Oskar Blues craft beer brewery.
Year Purchased: 2001
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Easy access for my older guests or those with mobility issues. Only two steps up through garage, rear entrance.
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3BR/2BA Cabin sits on knoll overlooking beautiful trout pond and streams
Relax beside the beautiful stocked trout pond in the on the deck of the garage
Master BR with King Bed, Looking into Master Bath
A hidden path through the forest...
Enjoy this view while sitting on the large, covered deck on the garden shop bldg
The cabin sits on site of the original camp headmaster's cabin overlooking pond
Gentle hikes throughout property stream-side on gravel roads that lead no where
Remnants of a former summer camp give a special interest to this property
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016
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